Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS) is a leading innovative school in Jeddah, known for its quality of education, well-rounded environment, and its commitment to academic excellence.
As a school, we believe in the importance of a well-rounded education that integrates a rigorous academic curriculum with the development of life-long skills, values and attitudes. Our staff strives to prepare all our students to succeed in a demanding and ever-evolving global society.
Our academic program strives towards “Academic Excellence” and it covers the American and International Baccalaureate standards of learning, supervised by our Heads of Departments, PYP, MYP, DP, and Subject Coordinators.
JKS’ buildings were built according to international specifications on a 40,000 square meter plot of land. It is fully air-conditioned, and equipped with security cameras, a fire alarm system, intercoms and a paging system.
All students at JKS have access to a strong support system. Individual teachers, dedicated support staff help and guide them.
Assessment is viewed as an integral part of effective planning, teaching and learning and is central to effectively guiding students in:
Effective assessment that achieves this purpose provides valuable information to understand what constitutes learning and how to support it, and is meaningful to all members of the learning community. Students become effective, self-regulated learners when they are actively engaged in assessment and act on constructive feedback. This helps them reflect on their progress, set goals for their learning and engages them in making decisions about what they need to do to achieve these goals. Teachers become more effective when they continually learn about what students know and can do. They reflect on their practice, adjust their teaching based on data, and offer timely, specific and well-considered feedback to better support learning.
The four dimensions of assessment
Characteristics of effective assessment (IB document – teaching and learning)
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